Sep 22, 2010 7:00pm EDT
original judge randy jackson. >> we have got a great legacy from the past but now we want to talk about the future. >> between heart and passion and street cred. this is going to be a ricter scale event. >> shepard: i bet it will. it returns in january down the dial on the big fox network. now updating some of fox top stories tonight bob woodward reporting in a new book that there was a lot of infighting in the white house about how to handle the war in afghanistan. a white house official reportedly says there is no surprise there was a vigorous debate. iran now showing off a new missile, one it says can reach reportedly america's ally israel and parts of europe. and a state controller says that leaders in bell, california used the city's accounts like the petty cash drawer and mishandled $50 million while paying themselves huge salaries. the current and former officials are set to be arraigned next month. and on this day in 1985, dozens of the biggest names in music took to the stage in illinois for the very first farm aid concert. bob dylan usually gets credit for the idea because of
Sep 22, 2010 11:00am EDT
an excuse. randy jackson finally came to an agreement with the show. talk about waiting until the last minute. that agreement hadn't been paid for by mid-day yesterday. this has been a long protracted process for fox. i think everybody is happy just to get some judges in place and we'll probably end up seeing after 1:00 that steven tyler and jennifer lopez are also going to be joining him at the table. >> do you like j.lo, do you think she'll be good? >> i think steven tyler is an interesting choice. so, we'll see. interesting mix. very, very different. >> tyler, you'll hear a lot of screaming, my friend. all right, courtney hazlett, thank you so much. that was my attempt, i'm sorry, very poor. for the latest entertainment news logon to scoop.todayshow.com. i will not try to do that any more. >>> some things considered news in this world, but only a few stories that make us say -- >> no way! >> -- yeah. start off with this. are pigeons faster than the internet? people released pigeons carrying a memory chip of a five-minute video and the same time they tried to uploading it to youtube.
Sep 22, 2010 11:00am EDT
, the show announce ago brand new lineup of judges today. who will be sitting next to randy jackson? live with that story next hour. >>> also the hog is out, david hasselhoff, the first celebrity to leave "dancing with the stars" this season. big disappointment in this newsroom. >>> finally, pair -- paris hilton, denied entry at tokeo's airport, japan refusing to allow the socialite in because of her drug conviction in las vegas. jon: first lady michelle obama is getting read read -- ready to hit the campaign trail. her fundraising tour you might call it kicks off next month, she'll stop in illinois, california, new york and wisconsin among other places and is not expected to slow down until voters head to the polls in november. let's talk about it with lynn sweet, washington bureau chief for the washington sun times. what's the value of having the first lady out there, raising money for some of these candidates, stphr*eupb. >> the value is, jon, that she is raise millions of dollars. the democratic party has three or four surrogates who can get in the mega bucks quickly, joe biden is the
Sep 15, 2010 7:00am PDT
-- will be a judge but he has yet to confirm it. >> they still have randy jackson? >> yes. >> it looks like there will be four. >> yes. >> yes. >>> and sal, how is traffic moving out there? >> this morning's commute has been pretty busy in the last half hour. the bay bridge is backed up for a good, long delay. 20 minutes. this has become the new normal coming into san francisco. summer seems like a dream. we had backups that didn't stretch to the middle of the parking lot. moving along and taking a look at 880 northbound. that's becoming slow as you drive up past the coliseum and get up to the downtown oakland area. there are no major problems on the way up to downtown oakland. this morning's commute in antioch is slow. we had an accident earlier. southbound 680 is slow and 80 westbound is slow. also want to mention that there is a crash in sunnyvale in the south bay. 101 southbound at 237 involving a tour bus, minivan and two cars on the shoulder. 7:56. here's steve. >>> a lot of fog and low clouds. there are some holes already or breaks in the clouds. it will burn off sooner but some of i